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#1 Old 11-07-2010
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Hello everybody,

I just expanded my horizons and bought a 1999 SLK (my first Mercedes!) in Germany, which I then imported to Sweden (my first car import!). My primary reason for getting a second car, which the SLK is, was to get a car with a manual gearbox so that my children will learn to drive properly. At the same time I saw a chance of killing two birds with one stone - I have always loved the looks of the SLK and I have always wanted a convertible. When I found a reasonably priced SLK on the Internet I just had to go for it. The interior may be a little worn and some things need fixing (after all, the car is 11 years old) but apart from that the car is fantastic, it feels like a go-cart compared to the hybrid SUV I otherwise drive.

I look forward to learning more on this forum about my newest family member
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Welcome from NE England. Congratulations on your new car, and well done for getting a proper gearbox!!






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Welcome aboard
heres a bit of tech info https://slkworld.com/r170/
owners manuals http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/servic...owners_manuals
if you interior is chipped or peeling try http://volico.de/shop/index.php/cPath/1_2_30
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...for the warm welcome everybody!
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